Institut Niilo Mäki

février 24, 2015 in Conférences, Finlande, Rencontres

Visit to Niilo Mäki institute

Pekka Räsänen from the Niilo Mäki institute is telling about research centered on reading disabilities and differencies in learning to read in different countries. He is presenting a research done in central Finland area of genetic based dyslexia.

Pekka Räsänen shortly tells about projects in mathematic learning and some projects connected to motoral development. He is also worried about the difficulties of the students with general learning disabilities in the modern information society.

Pekka Räsänen also presents some publications and teacher trainings done by NMI researchers.


Présentation de l’institut : Niilo-Mäki

Recherche sur la dyslexie

Mathematical learning disabilities

-Pekka Räsänen, Niilo Mäki institute – Executive vice Director/Researcher
-Niilo Mäki 1902-1968: The most prominent early developer of neuropsychology and special education in Finland
*Niilo Mäki Foundation founded 1990 to support neuropsychological research and remediation of children and youth.
*Clinic for learning disabilities.Child assessment clinic in co-operation with Family Guidance clinic
*Research and development: reading and writing, language, mathematics, attention and behaviour and cognitive and motor development.
Publications on developmental disorders:
books,assessment methods and intervention.

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